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Rumi-6

Rumi Poem | Type 6

Rumi Poem | Type 6 Once the seeds of faith take root It cannot be blown away Even by the strongest wind ~ Rumi Why is this an important poem for type Sixes to use for reflection? The Holy Idea

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Rumi-5

Rumi Poem | Type 5

Rumi Poem | Type 5 Open your hands If you want to be held ~ Rumi Why is this an important poem for type Fives to use for reflection? Fives appear as if they need very little from others and

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Rumi-4

Rumi Poem | Type 4

Rumi Poem | Type 4 You are not a drop in the ocean You are the entire ocean in a drop ~ Rumi Why is this an important poem for type Fours to use for reflection? Fours are continuously searching

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Development | Take Back Your Power

  ‘I got my OWN back.” ~ Maya Angelou   Giving away our power to another, especially but not only, to those who pretend to be gurus, does not support our wholeness. In personal relationships and in our interactions with

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Rumi-3

Rumi Poem | Type 3

Rumi Poem | Type 3 That which is false troubles the heart But truth brings joyous tranquility ~ Rumi Why is this an important poem for type Threes to use for reflection? The Threes’ passion, aka their vice, is deceit.

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Rumi-2

Rumi Poem | Type 2

Rumi Poem | Type 2 Love yourself completely Return to the root of your own soul ~ Rumi Why is this an important poem for type Twos to use for reflection? Twos – at least, most Twos – are adept

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Rumi-1

Rumi Poem | Type 1

Rumi Poem | Type 1 If you are irritated by every rub How will you be polished? ~ Rumi Why is this an important poem for type Ones to use for reflection? Ones search for serenity and acceptance, yet their

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Development | suffering

Topic of the month | suffering All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming. ~ Helen Keller Suffering is part of the human condition. Some suffering we cause ourselves; some suffering is a result of

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Beware of enneagram “gurus”

Beware of enneagram “gurus” The last blog was titled “Be wary of enneagram experts” in which I try to make the case that enneagram “expert” is a misnomer, something not realistically achievable for those who know the Enneagram. The enneagram

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Be wary of enneagram “experts”

Be wary of enneagram “experts” What is an expert? An expert is a person with comprehensive and authoritative knowledge of or skills in a particular area. Although there can be experts in many areas and endeavors, how does one become

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